The gruesome murder of Busisiwe Ngwadla and the light sentence given to her killer has put the spotlight on the effectiveness of police in dealing with femicide and gender-based violence.
A report from the Western Cape Department of Community Safety paints a bleak picture of how the police in the province are dealing with domestic violence.
The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence seems way too little concern about the war on women.
Protestors say that the promises that the President made are not enough to deal with the scourge of gender-based violence.
About 3,000 protestors gathered outside Parliament in Cape Town before going to the World Economic Forum meeting in the International Convention Centre, calling for action to combat men who rape and murder women.
Women from all walks of life joined the march to Parliament to highlight gender-based violence in South Africa.